New York Red Bulls II 0, Tampa Bay Rowdies 1
2020 USL Championship Regular Season Match 1
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 3 p.m. ET
MSU Soccer Park | Montclair, NJ
TBR – Leo Fernandes (Zach Steinberger) ‘59
TBR – Leo Fernandes (caution) 31’
NYRB – Alex Muyl (caution) 41’
NYRB – Preston Kilwien (caution) ‘43
TBR- Lewis Hilton (caution) 66’
TBR- Mustapha Dumbuya (caution) 86’
New York Red Bulls II: Wallis Lapsley; Mandela Egbo (Sebastian Elney ’64), Roy Boateng (Preston Kilwien ’22), Joe Fala, Samad Bounthong; Chris Lema, Kyle Zajec, Alex Muyl, Jared Stroud; Omir Fernandez (Omar Sowe ‘79th), Ben Mines
TOTAL SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 10; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 8; SAVES: 2
Tampa Bay Rowdies: Evan Louro, Jordan Scarlett, Aaron Guillen, Forrest Lasso, Dominic Oduro, Mustapha Dumbuya, Lewis Hilton, Leo Fernandes, Zach Steinberger (Jordan Doherty ’87), Sebastian Guenzatti, Kyle Murphy (Juan Tejada ’31 – Lucky Mkosana ‘90)
TOTAL SHOTS: 9; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 22; OFFSIDE: 4; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 2
Referee: Kevin Broadley
Assistant Referees: Tom Felice, Tyler Wyrostek
4th Official: Wojciech Gluszak
- Leo Fernandes scored off a pass from Zach Steinberger in the 59th minute to send the Tampa Bay Rowdies (1-0-0, 3 pts) past the New York Red Bulls II (0-1-0, 0 pts) to spol NYRB II’s home-opener at MSU Soccer Park Saturday.
- Joseph Fala, Wallis Lapsley, Samad Bounthong, and Mandela Egbo made their NYRB II debuts.
- Boateng made his first career start before departing in the 22nd minute.
- In his first professional start, Lapsley stopped a pair of shots.
- Following Saturday’s season opener, NYRB II will return home on Friday, March 13 when they host Hartford Athletic at 7 pm at MSU Soccer Park.